Three patients with Darier's disease were treated with 1 x 106 IU of orally administered vitamin A daily for 14 days. In all patients, 50% to 80% improvement in the skin lesions was noted. Desquamation was minimal, and side effects consisted of drowsiness, mild frontal headache, dry lips, and dry nose. During therapy, all patients had a transient, mild increase in the serum triglyceride level, and two patients had a minimal increase in the serum cholesterol concentration.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Archives of Dermatology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1982|
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